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Is time-to-live (TTL) thrown out in IPv6?

Why is there time-to-live (TTL) in IPv4 but not in IPv6? Find out in this expert response.

Why is time-to-live thrown out in IPv6, but it's there in IPv4?
Time-to-live (TTL) is not actually thrown out in IPv6, it has just been renamed. The field is called the "hop limit" and has the same function as the TTL field in IPv4.
This was last published in January 2008

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